Robert Pattinson was asked to do a disgusting thing to a dog for a film 4 years ago

Robert Pattinson was asked to do a disgusting thing to a dog for a film

The poor dog...

Actor Robert Pattinson has told US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel of how he was asked to perform a sex act on a dog for a scene in his new film, Good Time.

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According to Pattinson, his character, Corey, thinks he has control over animals.

During the scene in question, Corey is sleeping in the same bed as a dog when a drug dealer crashes into the room. He was, in Pattinson's own words, "basically giving the dog a hand job.”

Pattinson told Kimmel that he was asked to perform the act for real, with the film's director saying: “just do it for real man, don’t be a pussy.”

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The dog's trainer also gave the actor some advice, saying that he should massage the dog's thighs.

Pattinson, thankfully, refused to carry out the act and a fake dog penis was used instead.

The scene in question did not make it to the final cut of the film.

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Good Time is directed by Ben and John Safdie and will be released in the US this month.

The film recently premiered at Cannes film festival and received a six minute standing ovation.